While most students spend their entire academic careers focused on the letters A, B, C, D or F, many schools are considering using a similar system to help parents see the importance of being involved in their children’s education.
Youth Group Lessons: Advocacy groups to help curb teen drinking and driving have been around for decades, and they have done a great job at informing teens about mixing driving and drinking, but what about driving and marijuana?
Youth Group Resources: There’s an interesting case pending that could change the definition of responsibility when it comes to juveniles committing crimes, and the parents who drop the ball.
Youth Group Lessons: While everyone has touted the millennial generation as being social-conscious, volunteer focused and eco-friendly, a new and controversial study released by the University of Michigan seems to turn all of that on its head.
Youth Group Resources: The next time you go to the movie theatre or pop in a DVD at home, take a few minutes to consider how much alcohol consumption the movie portrays, and take note of specific brands of alcohol the actors are consuming in the movie.
Youth Ministry Lessons: Public displays of forgiveness can be quite stunning to a world that is used to seeking revenge. But even the most forgiving might be hard pressed dealing with a situation involving a mother and the actions of young children.
Youth Ministry Lessons: If teenagers had to list the most important subjects to master before graduation, they would probably list things like English, Geometry, and U.S. History, but what about personal finance?
Youth Group Resources: While it might be more fun to load the car up with friends, especially in the months following getting a license, a new study shows that teenagers are much more likely to crash when they have passengers in the car.
Youth Lessons: Here is one to ask your students: If you received bad grades, how would your parents discipline you? Would you be grounded? Lose privileges?… Would you be forced to stand at an intersection showing your bad grades?
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